By CrossRiverWatch Admin
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Zana Akpagu has reiterated his commitment to make a difference and improve the rating of the University during his tenure as Vice Chancellor.
Prof. Akpagu stated this while inaugurating a nine- man committee for the review of the University Academic Brief in his office today.
The Vice Chancellor while congratulating the committee members also said their selection process was painstaking and primarily based on their wide expertise in University Academic matters.
He informed members that the responsibility before them is key in making the University’s web presence more visible and charged them to show commitment and see themselves as partners in progress.
Responding on behalf of the committee, the Chairman, Prof. Uche Amalu of the Faculty of Agriculture, Wildlife and Human Resources Management, thanked the Vice Chancellor for the privilege, while re-asserting members determination to take unusual steps to move the University forward.
According to Prof. Amalu, the committee had held a number of pre-inauguration meetings and is already putting together a table of contents that will be “outstanding”, adding that, at the end of the exercise, the committee hopes to produce an Academic brief that will be better than previous ones.
The members of the Committee include; Dr. Donald Enu as Alternate Chairman, Prof Eyong Ubana, Prof Imoh Ekpoh, Prof I. M. Kalu members.
Other committee members are; Prof. Chris Iklaki, Dr. Mrs. Brenda Akpan, Prof. Chris Ndome, as well as, Mr. Effiom Effiwatt as Secretary.
The Committee which has as its terms of reference: reviewing the University of Calabar Academic Brief Volumes 1& 2 from 2017-2026 Academic Sessions in line with the University’s Strategic Goals; reporting to the Vice Chancellor through the Director, Academic Planning, from time to time, on progress made and challenges for prompt intervention and, executing responsibilities as directed by the Vice Chancellor on matters that have direct bearing in the University, as regards Academic structure, has six months to complete its assignment.